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St. Paul (2000)
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St. Paul (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic
Duration: 170 min.
TV show
Story: Director Roger Young (JOSEPH AND JESUS) presents this dramatic television miniseries that recounts the life of Paul (Johannes Brandrup) the Apostle of Jesus Christ. Originally known as Paul of Tarsus, Paul tortured and persecuted Christians until he experienced a vision of Jesus that forever changed his life. After converting to Christianity, Paul suffered persecution and imprisonment, but never stopped trying to spread the teachings of Christ. Notably, this program was shot on location in the Moroccan desert.
Style: realistic, serious, exciting, tense, captivating, suspenseful
Plot: christianity, folk hero, roman empire, bible, apostle, christian, heroes, legends and myths, state affairs, bible story, father son relationship, redemption, clergy, betrayal, religions or cults, against the odds, obsessive quest, hopes, society, leadership, ancient rome, religion, jewish, miraculous event, death ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, rome italy, jerusalem

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Most similar movies to St. Paul

The list contains related movies ordered by similarity. Recommendation engine sorted out serious, epic, captivating and realistic films and TV series with plots about society, heroes, religions or cults, religion, leadership, hopes and bible mostly in Drama, History and Adventure genres. Some movies like St. Paul: In the Beginning (2000), Jesus (1999), Peter and Paul (1981), Abraham (1993), Jesus of Nazareth (1977). The matching attributes are highlighted in bold.
In the Beginning (2000)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 189 min.
TV show
Story: Biblical tales from the books of Genesis and Exodus, including the stories of Abraham's devotion and Joseph's betrayal.
Style: biblical, captivating, serious, christian film, epic ...
Plot: heroic mission, human spirit, adventure, miraculous event, religions or cults, rescue, state affairs, hopes, danger, redemption, bible, desert ...
Place: africa, egypt, middle east
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100%
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Jesus (1999)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA, France, Spain, Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 240 min.
TV show
Story: The film is notable for presenting a more human Jesus, compared to more solemn portrayals in earlier films; here Jesus laughs and cries like anyone else. Among other things, he weeps at Joseph’s funeral, throws stones in Lake Galilee when meeting ...
Style: realistic, serious, epic, surprise ending, emotional ...
Plot: bible, jesus christ, christianity, resurrection, religions or cults, society, hopes, leadership, sin, jesus, death of protagonist, jewish ...
Place: palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Peter and Paul (1981)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 198 min.
Story: Peter and Paul assume leadership of the Church as they struggle against violent opposition to the teachings of Christ and their own personal conflicts.
Style: biblical, captivating, atmospheric, epic, contemplative ...
Plot: heroes, life is a bitch, state affairs, leadership, dishonesty, clergy, anti heroes, hopes, ambition, obsessive quest, anti hero, injustice ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, middle east, rome italy, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
75%
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Abraham (1993)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Czech Republic, France
Duration: 175 min.
TV show
Story: This engrossing dramatization of the life of Abraham, the most tested servant of God and the father of Judaism, spans from the patriarch's quest for the Promised Land to the sacrifice of his son, Isaac.
Style: serious, epic, captivating, disturbing, psychological ...
Plot: prophet, bible, desert, miraculous event, heroic mission, redemption, adventure, society, human spirit, hopes, bible story, city ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east, jordan
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Jesus of Nazareth (1977)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, UK
Duration: 382 min.
TV show
Story: Passion, beauty, and brilliant storytelling are all on display in this six-hour-plus epic from Italian director Franco Zeffirelli. Robert Powell is superb in the title role, and with the overwhelming success of this TV movie throughout the world, ...
Style: epic, serious, atmospheric, biblical, captivating ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, jesus, self sacrifice, roman empire, resurrection, god or devil, back from the dead, faith, miraculous event, rabbi, execution ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
The Bible: Moses (1995)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Crime, Drama, History
Country: Czech Republic, Netherlands, UK, France, Spain, Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 188 min.
TV show
Story: An ordinary man is called upon by God to do the impossible in this lovingly told production of the Old Testament story. When the Pharaoh of Egypt begins to tighten the noose on his Jewish slaves, Moses (Ben Kingsley) leads them to freedom. Philip ...
Style: biblical, serious, epic, disturbing, suspense ...
Plot: religions or cults, ten commandments, oracle, miraculous event, state affairs, hopes, danger, heroes, leadership, society, bible, exodus ...
Place: egypt, middle east, holy land, africa
⇓ similarity ⇓
68%
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Jesus (2018)
Genre: Drama
Country: Brazil
Duration: 60 min.
TV show
Story: Jesus is their apostles spread the peace and respect wherever they go. Performing miracles and arousing the wrath of Jewish priests until condemned to crucifixion for them.
Style: christian film, epic, realistic, emotional, serious ...
Plot: christianity, judaism, jesus, religions or cults, heroes, miraculous event, sin, society, clergy, christian, temptation, religion ...
Place: palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
66%
Apostle Peter and the Last Supper (2012)
Genre: Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 88 min.
Story: The film portrays Saint Peter reflecting on his time with Jesus and his fellow Apostles during his final imprisonment in Rome. In particular, Peter attempts to convert one of his jailers, Martinian, by relating the life, teachings, and sacrifice of ...
Style: serious, captivating, uplifting, epic, realistic
Plot: apostle, miraculous event, christian, religions or cults, clergy, heroes, rise to the top, redemption, partners, hopes, religious conversion, prayer ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
100%
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Ben Hur (2010)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama
Country: UK, Germany, Spain, Canada, USA
Duration: 180 min.
TV show
Story: About the struggle between the Roman Empire and its rebellious conquest Judaea, and two best friends caught in a terrible moment in history.
Style: epic, captivating, rough, exciting, suspenseful ...
Plot: roman empire, rebellion, vengeance, military, slavery, rivalry, state affairs, danger, betrayal, society, redemption, political unrest ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land, jerusalem
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57%
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Solomon (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, France, Germany, Czech Republic, Spain, USA, Netherlands, UK
Duration: 166 min.
TV show
Story: David, now an old man, is still king of Israel. Among his sons, the ambitious Adonijah and the clever Solomon. The two young men are fierce rivals, since both are prospective heirs to the throne and only one can be successful.
Style: biblical, atmospheric, epic, sincere, realistic ...
Plot: heroes, battles, society, leadership, rise to the top, state affairs, tragic hero, rivalry, politics, healing power, religions or cults, legends and myths ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, israel
⇓ similarity ⇓
50%
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David (1997)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, Germany, USA
Duration: 190 min.
TV show
Story: The tribes of Israel need to defeat the superior might of the Philistines: "Now appoint a king to lead us, such as all the other nations have." (I Samuel, 8:5). And so the prophet Samuel gives the Hebrews their first king, Saul. Saul, ...
Style: biblical, epic, atmospheric, realistic, serious ...
Plot: prophet, battles, tragic hero, heroes, king, folk hero, head of state, leadership, ambition, underdog, rivalry, dishonesty ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
48%
 5.7
 540
Crusaders (2001)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Germany
Duration: 194 min.
Story: Towards the end of the eleventh century, Pope Urban II announces a crusade against the Saracens, who have occupied the holy city of Jerusalem. Three young friends Richard, Peter and Andrew set off to join the crusading army.
Style: realistic, serious, captivating, epic
Plot: crusade, pope, adventure, friendship, battles, war, heroic mission, leadership, military, rivalry, state affairs, politics ...
Time: middle ages, 11th century
Place: israel, europe, holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
 6.3
 819
The Apocalypse (2000)
Genre: Drama
Country: Italy, France, Germany, UK, USA
Duration: 96 min.
Story: It is 90 AD, and the Roman Empire is being run by the Emperor Domitian, who has declared himself to be God and ruler over heaven and earth. The Christians, who do not recognize his divinity, are a thorn in his side and he is having them cruelly ...
Style: serious, sincere, futuristic, epic, christian film
Plot: apostle, apocalypse, christianity, bible, heroic mission, religions or cults, hopes, danger, society, historical figure, redemption, curses spells and rituals ...
Time: 21st century, contemporary, 1st century, 90s
Place: rome italy
⇓ similarity ⇓
44%
Moses the Lawgiver (1974)
Genre: Drama
Country: UK, Italy
Duration: 141 min.
TV show
Story: Story of Moses. Originally a TV Miniseries recut for theaters
Style: epic, serious, realistic, captivating, emotional ...
Plot: desert, hopes, escapades, folk hero, ambition, society, leadership, heroic mission, against the odds, heroes, religions or cults, oracle ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land, africa, egypt, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
43%
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Barabbas (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy, USA
Duration: 137 min.
Story: Epic account of the thief Barabbas, who was spared crucifixion when Pilate manipulated the crowd into pardoning him, rather than Jesus. Struggling with his spirituality, Barabbas goes through many ordeals leading him to the gladiatorial arena, where ...
Style: epic, biblical, exciting, serious, captivating ...
Plot: sword and sandal, redemption, jesus christ, jesus, haunted by the past, human spirit, religions or cults, betrayal, hopes, tragic hero, clergy, heroes ...
Time: 1st century
Place: rome italy, middle east, europe, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
The Final Inquiry (2006)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Mystery
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 112 min.
Story: It is the year 33 of the Vulgar Era. The Emperor Tiberius is troubled by strange phenomena, an earthquake and the sky turning black as an eclipse. His astrologers give him fair warning: their omens indicate that the world is in the throes of a great ...
Style: captivating, serious, realistic, emotional, christian film
Plot: life is a bitch, dishonesty, betrayal, roman empire, folk hero, unfulfillment, state affairs, deadly, supernatural, tragic hero, rabbi, religions or cults ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 1930s, 30s
Place: holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
42%
Paul, Apostle of Christ (2018)
Genre: Adventure, Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 108 min.
Story: Risking his life, Luke ventures to Rome to visit Paul -- the apostle who's bound in chains and held captive in Nero's darkest and bleakest prison cell. Haunted by the shadows of his past misdeeds, Paul wonders if he's been forgotten ...
Style: biblical, christian film, psychological, tense, captivating ...
Plot: apostle, christianity, bible, roman empire, imprisonment, christian, trust, friendship, prayer, faith, false accusation, adventure ...
Time: 1st century, 60s
⇓ similarity ⇓
39%
The Passion of the Christ (2004)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 127 min.
Story: "The Passion of the Christ" is a film about the last 12 hours in the life of Jesus. Director Mel Gibson received much criticism from critics and audiences for his explicit depiction of and focus on violence and on christs suffering, ...
Style: biblical, factual, rough, bleak, epic ...
Plot: christianity, jesus christ, betrayal, jesus, torture, religion, life philosophy, religions or cults, bible, sacrifice, suffering, mission ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, 30s, 1930s
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
38%
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Story of Judas (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: France
Duration: 99 min.
Story: A man ascends a barren summit. It is Judas, come to collect Jesus and carry him down the mountain on his back, joking and panting as he does so. After bathing in the river and taking part in a henna ceremony, Jesus leaves for Jerusalem. Judas is ...
Style: captivating, serious, atmospheric, biblical, realistic
Plot: clergy, betrayal, religions or cults, rivalry, intrigue, dishonesty, bible, society, desert, friendship, bible story, disciple ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Saul and David (1964)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: Italy, Spain
Duration: 105 min.
Story: David of Bethlehem slays the giant and becomes a rival to King Saul.
Style: stylized, epic, gloomy, serious, realistic ...
Plot: battles, folk hero, state affairs, rivalry, betrayal, dishonesty, political unrest, friendship, infidelity, royal family, legends and myths, friends ...
Time: ancient history
Place: middle east, holy land, jerusalem
⇓ similarity ⇓
37%
Samson and Delilah (1996)
Genre: Adventure, Drama, History, Romance
Country: Germany, Italy, USA, Morocco
Duration: 172 min.
TV show
Story: Mara and Manoa are both upstanding and religious Israelites living under the harsh and unjust rule of the Philistines. One day, a mysterious stranger appears to Mara and promises her that she will bear a son whom she is to call Samson.
Style: serious, epic, suspenseful, captivating, tense ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: good versus evil, heroes, femme fatale, tragic hero, betrayal, superhero, battlefield, human spirit, vengeance, heroic mission, redemption, parents and children ...
Time: ancient history, ancient times
Place: persia
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
A.D. The Bible Continues (2015)
Genre: Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 44 min.
TV show
Story: A.D.: The Bible Continues is a television miniseries, based on the Bible, and a sequel to the 2013 miniseries. It is produced by Roma Downey, Mark Burnett, and Richard Bedser.
Style: exciting, epic, serious, contemplative, stylized ...
Plot: heroes, human nature, hopes, society, religions or cults, escapades, religion
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
36%
The Greatest Story Ever Told (1965)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 260 min.
Story: All-star epic retelling of Christ's life.
Style: biblical, epic, captivating, serious, atmospheric ...
Plot: jesus christ, betrayal, desert, miraculous event, temptation, jesus, redemption, hopes, leadership, society, tragic hero, human spirit ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times
Place: holy land, jerusalem, egypt
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
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The Antagonists (1981)
Genre: Action, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 394 min.
TV show
Story: After the destruction of the Second Temple, 900 Jewish zealots hold out against a 5000 man Roman legion on the mountaintop fortress of Masada.
Style: epic, captivating, tense, exciting, serious ...
Plot: desert, roman empire, battles, siege, tragic hero, military, rebelliousness, political unrest, war, politics, human spirit, state affairs ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
Place: israel, middle east, holy land, palestine
⇓ similarity ⇓
35%
 6.0
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Marco Polo (2007)
Genre: Adventure, Drama
Country: USA
Duration: 131 min.
Story: Assigned to accompany two priests on a mission to convert the court of Kublai Khan to Christianity, Marco Polo is abandoned in the mountains when the priests, doubting the very existence of China, turn back. Polo eventually pushes bravely forth ...
Style: epic, atmospheric, exciting, captivating, serious ...
Plot: adventurer, heroic mission, heroes, danger, hopes, leadership, dishonesty, rivalry, culture clash, political unrest, society, priest ...
Time: 13th century, middle ages
Place: asia, china, venice
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
The Friends of Jesus - Thomas (2001)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Italy
Duration: 96 min.
Story: When Jesus is taken off the cross at Golgotha, THOMAS arrives there. Like most of the other disciples, he had worriedly taken refuge with friends in Jerusalem after Jesus's arrest. After Jesus's burial, the disciples decide to leave ...
Style: biblical, captivating, emotional, serious, realistic
Plot: clergy, tragic hero, redemption, miraculous event, religions or cults, destiny, supernatural, hopes, society, leadership, go public, jesus christ ...
Time: ancient history
Place: holy land
⇓ similarity ⇓
33%
 7.2
 18K
Barbarians (2020)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Drama, History
Country: Germany
Duration: 280 min.
TV show
Story: Three people's fates are interwoven in the Battle of the Teutoburg Forest in 9 A.D., during which Germanic warriors halt the spread of the Roman Empire.
Style: rough, serious, stylized, exciting, atmospheric ...
Audience: boys' night
Plot: roman empire, mythology, tribe, legends and myths, battles, invasion, german history, viking, war, barbarian, ambition, tough heroes ...
Time: middle ages, 1st century
Place: scandinavia
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
King of Kings (1961)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: USA
Duration: 168 min.
Story: Who is Jesus, and why does he impact all he meets? He is respected and reviled, emulated and accused, beloved, betrayed, and finally crucified. Yet that terrible fate would not be the end of the story.
Style: epic, biblical, serious, sincere, suspenseful ...
Plot: redemption, betrayal, jesus, tragic hero, state affairs, political unrest, heroic mission, injustice, christianity, temptation, unfulfillment, life is a bitch ...
Time: ancient history, 1st century, ancient times, 1st century b.c.
Place: holy land, middle east, jerusalem, egypt, israel ...
⇓ similarity ⇓
32%
The Ten Commandments (2006)
Genre: Action, Adventure, Biography, Drama, History, War
Country: USA
Duration: 167 min.
TV show
Story: When an oracle prophesizes that a child will become Prince of Egypt, a time of danger approaches the kingdom. The Egyptian Pharaoh orders the massacre of all newborn males. But one child, Moses-the son of a Hebrew slave-escapes certain death when he ...
Style: biblical, epic, exciting, serious
Plot: bible, human spirit, destiny, against the odds, adventure, hopes, rescue, imaginary, heroes, danger, redemption, siblings relations ...
Place: egypt, africa, middle east
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%
The Visual Bible: The Gospel of John (2003)
Genre: Biography, Drama, History
Country: Canada, UK
Duration: 180 min.
Story: A word for word depiction of the life of Jesus Christ from the Good News Translation Bible as recorded in the Gospel of John.
Style: atmospheric, serious, epic
Plot: miraculous event, tragic hero, idealism, false accusation, heroic mission, human spirit, hopes, rise and fall, leadership, ambition, betrayal, clergy ...
Time: 1st century, ancient history
⇓ similarity ⇓
31%